Hospital-Centric Healthcare

Hospitals Beg to Be Aligned by Physicians!

Over the past decade or so, hospitals have spent countless hundreds of millions of dollars “aligning” physicians. This so-called alignment has included acquiring physician practices, employing physicians in states without corporate practice of medicine restrictions, and, in states where hospitals can’t directly employ, employment through captive medical groups or foundations. Hospitals claim that the idea […]

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Podcast

CVS, Aetna and Your Practice – Podcast

The Wall Street Journal portrays it as causing panic in the streets. I’m taking about the pending acquisition of Aetna by CVS Healthcare. It’s stoking fear of the combination of a ubiquitous retail delivery platform, CVS, with the health insurance, managed care, and huge patient database of Aetna. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Manage Your Practice

CVS, Aetna and Your Practice

The Wall Street Journal portrays it as causing panic in the streets. I’m taking about the pending acquisition of Aetna by CVS Healthcare. It’s stoking fear of the combination of a ubiquitous retail delivery platform, CVS, with the health insurance, managed care, and huge patient database of Aetna. More traditional health insurers and large scale […]

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